In addition to practicing chemical dependency counseling, an individual holding a valid independent chemical dependency counselor license may do all of the following:
(A) Diagnose and treat chemical dependency conditions;
(B) Perform treatment planning, assessment, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, case management and education services as they relate to abuse of and dependency on alcohol and other drugs;
(C) Provide clinical supervision of chemical dependency counseling under the supervision of any of the following:
(1) An independent chemical dependency counselor-clinical supervisor licensed under Chapter 4758. of the Revised Code;
(2) An individual authorized under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery;
(3) A psychologist licensed under Chapter 4732. of the Revised Code;
(4) A registered nurse licensed under Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code if such supervision is consistent with the scope of practice of the registered nurse or an individual authorized to practice as a certified nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist under Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code.
(5) A professional clinical counselor, or independent social worker, or independent marriage and family therapist licensed under Chapter 4757. of the Revised Code if such supervision is consistent with the scope of practice of the professional clinical counselor, or independent social worker, or independent marriage and family therapist.
(D) Refer individuals with nonchemical dependency conditions to appropriate sources of help.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/28/2016 and 01/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.55
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/04, 8/17/08, 11/15/10, 5/6/13, 3/22/15